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Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Peach Tea Mix

1 C. instant tea mix
1 (3-oz.) box peach gelatin
2 C. sugar

In a large bowl, combine all ingredients; blend well. Yields 3 1/4 C. Fill a 1 pint wide-mouth canning jar or other attraction container with the mixture. Attach a card with the following directions:

Mix 2 Tso. of mixture with 1 C. of hot water. Adjust amount to suit your taste.


Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Maple Syrup

2 C. brown sugar
1 C. water
1 tsp. maple extract

In a medium saucepan, combine brown sugar and water. Bring to a boil and stir until sugar dissolves. Continue to simmer and stir for at least 5 min. Cool and stir in maple extract. Store covered in the refrigerator.

Monday, November 21, 2011

Who Likes S' More's?? I DO, I DO.

S' more Gorp
1 1/2 C. graham cracker cereal
1/2 C. peanuts
1/2 C. milk chocolate chips or M&Ms
1/2 C. mini marshmallows

In a quart wide-mouth canning jar, layer the ingredients as follows: 3/4 C. graham cracker cereal, peanuts, chips, marshmallows and 3/4 C. graham cracker cereal.

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Cookie Dough Ornaments

Not Edible

4 C. flour
1/4 C. cinnamon
1 C. salt
3 T. nutmeg
2 T. ground cloves
1 1/2 C. lukewarm water

Sift together flour, cinnamon, salt, nutmeg, and cloves. Add water until dough is the consistency of molding clay. Dough can be wrapped in plastic wrap and refrigerated overnight. Roll out dough to 1/4 inch thick. Cut with cookie cutters or form free-hand shapes. Using a straw, poke a hole near the top for ribbon. Bake at 300 degrees for 1 hour. Cool; brush with polyurethane. Thread with ribbon for hanging.